Bug 91956 - Modem configuration including password are during boot and when I run neat
Modem configuration including password are during boot and when I run neat
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2003-05-30 06:08 EDT by Oeystein Olsen
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-19 08:23:58 EST
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Description Oeystein Olsen 2003-05-30 06:08:40 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I run the command neat from a terminal window, the complete configuration
of the modem is printed. This configuration also includes my password in
plain-text. This information is also printed during the boot process. 

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Setup different network profiles
2. Install driver for a softmodem.
3. Configure the modem using neat (in the Common profile)
4. Run neat or reboot machine.

Actual Results:  Password and other information printed in cleartext. 

Expected Results:  Nothing.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2003-05-30 08:27:45 EDT
thx... some security fixes are already in cdrtools
Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2003-05-30 08:29:46 EDT
oops ... wrong bugzilla # :)

for your problem:
Comment 3 Mark J. Cox 2003-12-19 08:23:58 EST
Please see RHBA-2003:183  	

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